Involves all aspects of improving communities and neighborhoods by investing in infrastructure, enhancing housing and recreational opportunities, supporting workforce and business development and promoting citizen, public, non profit, and private partnerships.
The following programs are dependent on a variety of funding sources, and may not be available at all times
Sewer and Water Revolving Loans
Disaster Relief Assistance
Federal and/or State funds to provide relief from natural or man-made disasters
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Programs
Through the NC Department of Commerce, Division of Community Assistance Programs
CDBG Programs benefit those of low to moderate income (30-80 percent of area median income), and may assist with neighborhood revitalization and economic expansion.
New Hanover County was awarded $500,000 through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Economic Recovery (ER) program for the demolition/reconstruction of three houses and the rehabilitation of two houses incorporating LEED and green building principles, energy efficiency, water efficiency and resource conservation. Learn more about the 2010 CDBG-ER Program in English or Spanish.
Scattered Site Housing
Scattered Site Housing grants are used to address the most critical housing needs of very low-income families, who earn at or below 50% of area median income. Eligible activities include housing rehabilitation, substantial rehabilitation, relocation/clearance, reconstruction, and emergency repair. Grants are made to approximately 33 county governments each year, on a non-competitive rotating basis. New Hanover County’s next Scattered-Site Housing Grant application cycle will be in 2019.
New Hanover County was awarded $400,000 in 2010 for the demolition/reconstruction of two houses and the rehabilitation of three houses.
Provides funds to help communities recover from disasters that threaten public health and safety, when no other funding is available. The local community must meet the following criteria:
Housing Discrimination is Prohibited by Law!
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